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PM condemns Boston blasts; writes to Obama

Singh also offered full support to the US in the investigations into the attack

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Strongly condemning the Boston bomb blasts, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today wrote to US President Barack Obama expressing solidarity with the American people in the wake of the "senseless and cowardly act".

He said it was a "tragic reminder" that the evil of terrorism that still threatened the US and India and "lurks in our cities".

"The people of India join me in condemning the attack in the strongest terms. We stand in solidarity and sympathy with the bereaved families, the injured and the people of the United States," he said expressing shock and sadness over the attack.

Singh also offered full support to the US in the investigations into the attack.

He said the outrageous terror act has redoubled the resolve to remain unrelenting in efforts to defeat terrorism and defend and uphold values that define the two nations.

In an apparent terror attack, two bomb explosions ripped yesterday through the cheering crowd at the finish line of the popular Boston Marathon, killing at least three people and injuring over 140.

First Published: Tue, April 16 2013. 13:57 IST
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